Valerio Belli

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A stone carving depicting Valerio Belli, from the facade of the Palazzo Thiene in Vicenza.


Valerio Belli (c. 1468 – 1546), also known as Valerio Vicentino, was a celebrated medallist and engraver of gems noted by the art historian Giorgio Vasari. Born in Vicenza, he was active in Northern Italy during the Late Renaissance period.

References[edit]

  • Burns, Howard, Marco Collareta and Davide Gasparotto, Valerio Belli Vicentino, 1468 c.-1546, Vicenza, Italy, Neri Pozza, 2000.
  • Melville-Jones, John R., article "Valerio Belli" in The Dictionary of Art (1006).